Dukhan Bank obtains prestigious international accreditation in “Information Security”

Written By Mark

Dukhan Bank announced that it has obtained the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (DSS) certificate, version 4.0, and the accreditation certificate from the International Standards Organization (ISO) 27001 (ISO/IEC) in the information security management system, as an important achievement that reflects the bank’s commitment to the highest levels of data security and compliance with regulations. And the international standards in force in this field, and confirmation of its leadership position in the banking services sector.
Dukhan Bank has been certified to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) Version 4.0 by Network Intelligence Pvt. Ltd., which is a global security standard that includes strict requirements to protect sensitive information for credit and debit cards, which confirms its continuous endeavors to adopt the highest security measures when processing, storing and sending credit and debit card data. Thus, Dukhan Bank is currently one of the few banks in Qatar to obtain this global accreditation, giving its customers greater security in all their transactions, and enhancing its ability to protect their data from all potential security threats via the Internet.
Dukhan Bank also obtained the international accreditation certificate (ISO) 27001 (IEC) for the information security management system from Shamkris Global, in recognition of its comprehensive system and strict approach to information security management, especially since this accreditation covers several aspects of the system’s operational processes and information security procedures. This ensures the confidentiality and safety of sensitive information assets.
On the other hand, both certifications give Dukhan Bank and its customers many advantages, as they work to increase its operational efficiency and competitiveness, and also ensure strict compliance with financial systems, in line with Qatar Central Bank directives and security standards for payment card systems, which reduces the possibility of data breaches. And the costs and risks associated with it.
On this occasion, Mr. Ahmed Hashem, Acting CEO of Dukhan Bank, said: “Obtaining these two certificates constitutes strong evidence of our continued keenness to provide the latest data protection standards and procedures to our customers and enhance our security frameworks, and an affirmation of our proactive approach in addressing the growing cybersecurity challenges, and continuing to… Our journey towards excellence in all our work. By meeting the conditions and standards of these two accreditations, we provide additional protection to our customers, and highlight our position as a leading institution in the field of banking services in Qatar. Without a doubt, this is a step in the context of our keeping pace with everything new in the field of cybersecurity as it is a top priority in all our work to add more protection and security for everyone.”